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  • SUNY - Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine (Brooklyn)
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Brooklyn
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

2 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

60+ minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"Why did you teach following undergrad?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Why did you return to study medicine?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"All of them. This was the most thorough interview that I have had to date. We spent two hours (!) going through my file. I am a post baccalaureate student and my interviewer had studied my experiences in depth. We had much to chat through." Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"Would you still have written this portion of your AMCAS personal statement the same way." Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Got a good night's sleep. " Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"King's County Hospital-plain and simple! Med students training there see such a wide range of diseases and health concerns that I believe they are more prepared for their residency responsibilities." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"I had some concerns about personal safety if I was around the hospital late in the evening." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"How helpful the student guides would be." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Give this school a thorough look. Kings County and the genuineness of the students improved my opinion of this school by light years." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/29/2004

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